AUSTRALIAN ROCKET MAIL

 Australian Rocket Mail1

Date Cover Card Vignette Sheetlet Comments
1934 December 4 R1 N/A R1b-Purple R1a ss Canonbar to Brisbane
1935 August 11 R2 N/A R2b-Red R2a Fraser Island to Maheno
1935 August 11 R3 N/A R3b-Green R3a Maheno to Fraser Island
1935 October 28 R4a R4 R4d-Purple R4c Riverview to Moggill
1936 February 24 R5a R5 R5d-Red R5c Riverview to Moggill
1936 July 13 R6 N/A R6b-Brown R6a Moggill to Riverview
1936 September 24 R7 N/A R7c-Green R7b Enoggera Rifle Range Firing
1936 October 33 R84 N/A N/A N/A Fishermen's Bend Firing
1937 March 14 R9a R9 R9c-Blue R9b Mr Nebo Firing
1937 March 23 R10a R10 R10c-Brown R10b Enoggera Rifle Range Firing
1937 May 10 R11 N/A N/A N/A Coronation Rocket Firing
1964 March 263 R12 N/A N/A N/A Bell Rocket Firing
1964 march 283 R13 N/A N/A N/A Bell Rocket Firing
1975 March 28 R14 R14a N/A N/A Bell Park Firing
1992 October 22 R15 N/A N/A N/A AUSROC II Firing
1995 May 263 R162 N/A N/A N/A AUSROC II-2 Firing
 
Other Items
  Item   Designation Description
Flimsy R4f Blue facsimile of 'Telegraph' front page - Flown in the covers
Flimsy R5f Red on yellow facsimile of 'Telegraph' front page - Flown in the covers
Proof  R1c to R10d Black sheetlets of four vignettes - Almost never seen

 

 Notes:
1) All R numbers refer to The Australian Air Mail Catalogue by Nelson Eustis
2) The top cover was not flown. It is just an example of the covers that were flown.
3) Covers R8, R12, R13 & R16 have not been seen for many years.
4) From The Australian Air Mail Catalogue by Nelson Eustis
5) Seen on eBay

This page © Dr Ross J Smith
This page is maintained by the
Webmaster
Last modified on 5 April 2018


Return